fc-cornette at insight.rr.com
Fri Jan 25 23:51:09 UTC 2008
Karl Larsen wrote:
> Aldo Foot wrote:
>> On Jan 25, 2008 2:20 PM, Karl Larsen <k5di at zianet.com> wrote:
>>> I looked at what Google has for grub and of course the info grub and
>>> the best for a person not an expert, is an article in the Linux book for
>>> year 2001 where they talk about using floppy disks. All that I read uses
>>> language that is hard for someone to understand and never do any of the
>>> writing show applications of grub in use.
>>> Has anyone seen a paper that is down to earth and uses examples to
>>> show grub use with Linux and Fedora?
>> I myself have been wanting to find something like cookbook format.
>> Did you see this? http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/manual/grub.html,
>> is dated May 2005. BTW this doc has the solution of a hidden partition
>> problem that
>> someone had earlier.
> No sorry this is not what I wanted. It is written by the Grub people
> and it is all about how grub works. I want one where how grub works is
> provided by experiments that work. And why does /devsda6 = hd(0,5)?
It's the primary drive. The numbering scheme starts as zero so
0,1,2,3,4,5 is used. They are different programs with different methods
of identifying hard drives.
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